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Ms Jo Tregenza

Post:Senior Teaching Fellow (Education)
Location:ESSEX HOUSE EH 254
Email:J.Tregenza@sussex.ac.uk

Telephone numbers
Internal:7756
UK:01273 877756
International:+44 1273 877756
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Biography

Jo Tregenza is head of the ITE department and  the Primary course leader, the Primary PGCE/SD course was recently  judged outstanding by OFSTED. She is a senior teaching fellow and was delighted to receive two teaching awards in 2015:  USSU Teaching Award 2015 and Outstanding and Innovative Postgraduate teaching award.

She has been an English  consultant for 15  years, presenting at regional and international conferences. Previously she worked as a Primary teacher for 10 years in Brighton and Hove, West Sussex and Oxfordshire. She has organised and led learning networks and has a strong track record for building links with communities and schools. In 2013 Jo co-write the highly regarded report on JPD with Professor Judy Sebba that was published by the National College : https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/335729/jpd-what-does-the-evidence-suggest-are-effective-approaches-long.pdf

Jo wrote  the teaching guidance materials for OUP’s reading scheme Project X. She  has produced many materials for schools including the West Sussex Sequence for Writing, KS2 Creative Cross-Curricular model, a tool for auditing and developing talk and materials to develop visual literacy and multi-modal learning. She also set up Virtual Learning Environments for advisory teams, schools and networks.  More recently  she has presented at the UKLA conference with teachers from Cliffdale Primary and Mary Rose Special school about an innovative approach to teaching children to read. Jo published a research project on reading comprehension with Dr. Maureen Lewis called Beyond Comprehension.

 

Role

Jo Tregenza is Head of the ITE department, Primary ITE leader and Senior Teaching Fellow